Gary Busey responds to sex offense charges: ‘I was not inappropriate at all’


The affidavit, obtained by CNN, states that Cherry Hill police detectives were called to a Doubletree Hotel on Aug. 13 where two victims “reported having been sexually assaulted by the same actor,” identified as the defendant.

“They reported that they were in a photoshoot area during the Monster Mania event and that they had their picture taken with the defendant. During the photoshoot, the defendant placed his face near one of the victim’s breasts and asked her where she got it from. before trying to undo her bra strap,” the affidavit reads.

The other woman reported that Busey, 78, grabbed her bottom during the photo shoot, the affidavit states. The next day, a man reported that his daughter had been sexually assaulted by the actor, and that she told detectives that he grabbed her buttocks during a photo shoot, according to the affidavit.

Earlier Tuesday, Busey had no comment when CNN reached out to him and declined to say whether he had legal representation in the case.

CNN again contacted Busey Tuesday night for comment on the affidavit allegations.

Busey denied allegations of sexual misconduct to TMZ when the outlet caught up with the actor at a Malibu gas station on Monday, TMZ reported.

He said he was “not inappropriate at all” and that he has eyewitnesses.

“None of that has happened,” Busey said. ‘Nothing has happened. Nothing. It was all false.’

Detectives contacted Busey, and the affidavit states that he “initially denied having groped anyone, before asking detectives to apologize to the victims, then asking detectives to stop the victims from pursuing complaints, claiming that it is sometimes possible to accidentally touch someone in a specific body part,” the affidavit reads.

A law firm representing Monster Mania told CNN in a statement Saturday that it was assisting authorities in their investigation, and that immediately after receiving a complaint from a participant, “the famous guest of the convention was removed and instructed not to return.” turn.”

Busey is due to appear in court in Camden on August 31 at noon, according to an indictment.

Busey is charged, including two counts of criminal sexual contact (fourth degree), one count of criminal attempt/criminal sexual contact (fourth degree), and one count of harassment (disorderly personal offense).

CNN has contacted Cherry Hill Police Department and Camden County Prosecutors for comment.

Busey is best known for his portrayal of Buddy Holly in the 1978 film “The Buddy Holly Story,” for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.

Chuck Johnston contributed to this story.

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.


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